Goodwill Going Green for Earth Day

MEDFORD, Ore. – Earth Day is less than a week away, which is prompting people to try out a new trendy way to recycle. It’s called “up-cycling.” The process takes old, used objects that have lost their function and turns them into something else, with a new purpose. Whether you have clothing, shoes, electronics, or even … Continue reading »

Ask the Met: How Computer Models Work

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “How do the weather computers know what the weather is going to be like a few days before it happens?” Jon Thomas, Central Point Our viewers always hear us mention the computer models or the weather models. What we don’t get to mention is how these computer models generate their own … Continue reading »

Spring Showers Today, Improving Friday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A front will push into the Northwest today, bringing spring showers to much of the region by mid to late afternoon. Temperatures will still stay mild, despite the cloud cover moving in throughout the morning. Snow levels will start off high around 9,000′ before dropping to 6,500′ into this evening. Showers will … Continue reading »

Avila Makes Most of Second Chance

ASHLAND, Ore. – “When the race ended I looked over and the crowd was going crazy,” said Eric Avila. “I kind of pointed at them to say thank you. They completely lifted me and then a couple of seconds later people started telling me, ‘Do you know what you ran?’” What Avila ran was the fastest … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Will End Jail Bed Rentals

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Since last summer, up to 30 jail beds for those arrested just in the city limits of Grants Pass have been reserved at the Josephine County Jail. Now, as officials prepare for next year’s budget, they said that funding won’t return. Last August, the days of cite and release ended in … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Gear up for Wildfire Season

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire crews across the Rogue Valley are gearing up for another, possibly intense fire season.  Fire departments are dusting off their wildland firefighting gear, and the Oregon Department of Forestry already has crews hard at work. Fire danger is at low right now, but that will be changing within the coming months.  … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Man Charged for Sex Abuse

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 37-year old man from Grants Pass was arrested by Oregon State Police (OSP) on Tuesday for rape and sexual abuse allegations involving a female who was a minor at the time of the alleged offenses. At about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, OSP detectives arrested Joseph A. Calderon and lodged him … Continue reading »

Quiet & Comfortable for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A mostly dry and quiet day is ahead. High clouds will be present across the region but temperatures will have no problem warming up this afternoon. The upper 60′s are on the way for West Side Valleys and the low to mid 60′s for the East Side. Light and scattered showers will … Continue reading »

Local Runner Remembers Boston Bombing

MEDFORD, Ore. – Boston Marathon runner Justin Rosas wore jacket the jacket given out at last year’s race Tuesday and said he will never forget April 15th 2013. “It’s actually been more difficult today than I would have guessed on the one year anniversary. I don’t think about it every day, I do think about … Continue reading »

Huddleston Trial Day 5

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Rogue Valley man accused of murdering his wife takes the stand in his own defense during his trial on Tuesday. Borne Huddleston wanted to testify so his side of the story could be heard.  He says the state’s side of the story is systematic, and he wants people to know the … Continue reading »

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